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Lane Reductions at US-169 (K-7) and 159th Street

Beginning Tuesday, June 10, KDOT will begin traffic signal work at the US-169 (K-7) and 159th Street intersection, reducing southbound traffic to one lane and closing 159th Street from US-169 to Cherry Street. 159th Street will remain closed until improvements on the west side of the intersection are complete. Message boards and detours are provided. 

Woodland Road Closed June 9 to June 13

Woodland Road (from Santa Fe to Poplar) will be closed Monday, June 9 through Friday, June 13 for demolition of the Salvation Army building. Detours will be provided. 

Applications Now Available for Olathe Citizens Police Academy

The Olathe Police Department is accepting applications for the Olathe Citizens Police Academy

Olathe Parks & Recreation Foundation Walk-n-Roll

The Olathe Parks & Recreation Foundation announces the inaugural Walk-n-Roll, a family fun run and walk on Thursday, July 3. Walk-n-Roll will be held in conjunction with Celebrate Olathe, the grand opening celebration of the Olathe Community Center at Stagecoach Park.

FREE Summer Concert Series Continues on June 13

The City of Olathe FREE Summer Concert Series brings the second show of the season to Frontier Park on Friday, June 13. This week Carolyn Wonderland opens the show at 7:00 p.m. with headliner Mark May immediately following.

Construction to Begin on College Boulevard

Construction on College Boulevard, as part of the Johnson County Gateway Project, is anticipated to begin the week of June 2. Initial work will include fence relocation, clearing topsoil, grading and work on the north side of College Boulevard. It is anticipated that the additional two lanes of College Boulevard will be completed by late November 2014, weather permitting. 

127th Street Improvement Project Enters Final Phase of Construction

Construction on the 127th Street Improvement project is on schedule and projected to be substantially complete in August 2014, weather permitting. Beginning the week of June 2, 127th Street will be closed from Hallet to Gallery. The street will also remain closed from Gallery to Pflumm.

Public Invited to National Main Street Presentation June 4

What does the future hold for the Central Core Neighborhood and Downtown Olathe? Join the conversation as Olathe welcomes Kathy La Plante, Senior Officer from the National Main Street Center, June 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the City of Governors Room, City Hall (100 E. Santa Fe Street). 

FREE Summer Concert Series Begins June 6

Families and music enthusiasts will enjoy award-winning artists for five Fridays throughout the summer at Frontier Park.  The season kicks-off on Friday, June 6, at 7:00 p.m. with Marc Broussard and special guest Mingo Fishtrap.

Lane Reductions on Black Bob Road and 119th Street

Residents should expect intermittent lane reductions this week on southbound Black Bob Road, from 119th Street to 151st Street, and eastbound 119th Street, from Black Bob Road to Pflumm Road. These lane reductions are necessary as Google Fiber crews work throughout the city.

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